Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

Dilara Elbir: Best Films of 2018

19 December 2018

Dilara Elbir: Best Films of 2018, as published by Much Ado About Cinema

  1. The RiderChloé Zhao
  2. The FavouriteYorgos Lanthimos
  3. First ReformedPaul Schrader
  4. If Beale Street Could TalkBarry Jenkins
  5. Cold WarPawel Pawlikowski
  6. The Miseducation of Cameron PostDesiree Akhavan
  7. Happy as LazzaroAlice Rohrwacher
  8. Private LifeTamara Jenkins
  9. The BookshopIsabel Coixet
  10. Can You Ever Forgive Me?Marielle Heller
  11. Paddington 2Paul King
  12. Leave No TraceDebra Granik
  13. ShopliftersHirokazu Kore-eda
  14. UnsaneSteven Soderbergh
  15. Let the Corpses TanHélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani
  16. WildlifePaul Dano
  17. The Death of StalinArmando Iannucci
  18. Support the GirlsAndrew Bujalski
  19. How to Talk to Girls at PartiesJohn Cameron Mitchell
  20. Mission: Impossible – FalloutChristopher McQuarrie